The mission of the CHCSTLA is to provide practical faculty development programming for faculty members while serving as a valuable resource to those who are interested in achieving and promoting teaching excellence, improving student learning outcomes, and encouraging ongoing professional and scholarly engagement.

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College of Health Care Sciences
Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328

954-262-1101 or 877-640-0218

College of Health Care Sciences

Teaching and Learning Academy


Welcome to the College of Health Care Sciences Teaching and Learning Academy (CHCSTLA) at Nova Southeastern University. This high-quality, innovative program is designed in collaboration with the HPD Center for Teaching and Learning and is geared towards effecting change and creating a culture that leads to improved faculty teaching and student learning. The CHCSTLA is committed to teaching excellence in all programs within the college.

"We must move beyond the tired old 'teaching versus research' debate and give the familiar and honorable term 'scholarship' a broader and more capacious meaning."
-- Ernest Boyer, Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate (1990)